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University mourns death of Chancellor Emeritus Clifton L. Ganus

Sept. 10, 2019 | Dr. Clifton L. Ganus, Jr., Harding University’s third president and beloved chancellor emeritus, died Monday, Sept. 9 in Searcy, Arkansas. He was 97. Born April 7, 1922, to Clifton, Sr. and Martha Jewell Ganus in Hillsboro, Texas, Ganus gave the majority of his life to Harding. He served 73 years at the University beginning in 1939 when he came to Harding
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Written on stone

July 3, 2019 | HUG | A fountain sits in the backyard of Mike James — pieces of it a long way from their origins in Greece but with the most special significance. For almost five years, Mike and Beth James’ home was Athens, Greece, where they served as the directors for the Harding University in Greece (HUG) semester-abroad program from 2010-2016. During their first
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May University Leadership Update

May 30, 2019 | Harding University announced several leadership changes this spring across multiple colleges and departments. The faculty leadership changes are a result of the University’s commitment to developing faculty for leadership roles. Department chairs are appointed for a five-year term to provide continual academic leadership opportunities among faculty within the various departments and colleges. The appointment may be renewed at five years or
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HU honors outstanding faculty & staff

May 7, 2019 | Nine Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and eight staff members received Distinguished Service Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus Friday, April 26. These annual awards are presented to faculty members for demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members who showcase great ability, dedicated service and outstanding contribution to the work and purpose of the
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Tammy Hall named Harding CFO

April 30, 2019 | Harding University has appointed Tammy Hall to serve as vice president and chief financial officer for the school. Hall has served as assistant vice president for finance since 2004 and has been instrumental in providing leadership in accounting and financial matters of the University including budget, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and purchasing. Prior to joining Harding, she worked for W.
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Dressing Spring Sing

In the fall semester, the initial designs and ideas for the spring sing costumes are stitched together. After a trip to New York City where they bought fabric and got inspired by a couple of Broadway shows, McKay Murray, costume shop coordinator, begins the process of turning ideas into realized costumes for Spring Sing’s hosts, hostesses and ensemble members. “We are going to have a
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Building Spring Sing

Sitting in the Benson, looking down at the stage in the midst of Spring Sing, the infrastructure on stage is the subtle backdrop that characterizes the personality of this year’s show. With the help of approximately 18 students, Assistant Technical Director Seth Fish began working on this year’s Spring Sing shortly after the last curtain closed on Spring Sing last April. “We are always working
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College of Sciences appoints new dean

March 22, 2019 | Sciences | Harding University has appointed Dr. Zane Gastineau dean of the College of Sciences effective May 13, 2019. Gastineau, professor and chair of the engineering and physics department, has been with the University since 2002. As founding chair of the department, he has recruited and hired an outstanding faculty and successfully navigated the accreditation process multiple times to create new
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International Programs names new director for study abroad program in Greece

Feb. 5, 2019 | International Programs | The Harding University Office of International Programs has named Daniel Adams the new director of the Harding University in Greece (HUG) international studies program. Adams is currently professor and chair of the department of art and design. “Harding employees from around the world join me in welcoming Daniel and Meagan Adams to the university study abroad programs,” said
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HU appoints new leadership for undergraduate admissions

Nov. 13, 2018 | Harding University has appointed Scott Hannigan senior director of undergraduate admissions. Hannigan previously served as assistant director of admissions, director of undergraduate recruiting programs and communications and, most recently, interim senior director. “Scott not only has a proven background in admissions at Harding as one of our top recruiters, but he also has a strong management and operations background making him
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